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Temporary Drawer Pulls

Here is a quick tip that can help you avoid a sticky situation while you are assembling a project or fitting drawers.

Perfect Joinery & Clean Cuts

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A Table Saw Sled for Picture Perfect Miters!

If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to cut gap-free miter joints on…

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GREAT GEAR: IGAUGING ON A PLANER

Adding a digital readout to your planer can be an easy, inexpensive w…

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BAND SAW V-BLOCK

Cutting odd-shaped parts always poses an interesting challenge. That …

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Simple Miter Saw Holddown

The miter saw is great for cutting down larger pieces of wood, but it…

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The Ultimate Pushblock for your Jointer

To make using the jointer safer (and at the same time, get better res…

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Tips for Tuning Up Your Bandsaw

You can turn your band saw into an all-purpose, precision workhorse. …

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How to Cut Half-Blind Dovetails

Dovetails, the classic drawer joint. Creating half-blind dovetails le…

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Securing Odd Shapes for Routing

No matter how many clamps you have in your shop, you can always come …

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A Table Saw Sled for Picture Perfect Miters!

If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to cut gap-free miter joints on…

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3 "Found" Layout Tools

Layout tools are often an overlooked group in the workshop, but they …

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Hinge Mortise Fix

Even the best woodworkers make mistakes. In this case, Phil cut the m…

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Shop-Made Circular Saw Crosscut Jig

When making a crosscut with a circular saw, I always use a a simple, …

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Cut Perfect Tenons with this Table Saw Jig!

Cutting precise tenons with perfectly smooth cheeks is a snap with th…

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3 Easy-to-Build Band Saw Boxes

These three boxes will take your band saw skills to new heights. Each…

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LOGS TO LUMBER ON A BANDSAW

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SHOP-MADE CIRCULAR SAW RIP GUIDE

It’s not always easy to get a straight cut with a circular saw by han…

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Using the Shop-Made Dovetail Jig

Phil takes a spin in the "way-back machine" to look at a reader's bui…

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Pocket Hole Jig Workstation

Using a pocket hole jig speeds up the construction of a project. Find…

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Sharpening Your Chisels

Having sharp tools helps you get your work done quicker and safer. Th…

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Assembling a Norwood HD36 Sawmill

Back in May, I had one of my dreams come true. I ordered my first por…

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Building the Ultimate Woodworking Drill Press Tab…

An adjustable fence, versatile clamping options, and a built-in dust …

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Drilling Centered Holes in Dowels

Drilling the center of a dowel can be a head-scratcher. Not only is d…

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Sharpening Forstner Bits

Nothing beats a Forstner bit for drilling clean, flat-bottomed holes …

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Upgrade Your Drill Press Table

Building a table and fence for your drill press makes it easier and s…

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Quick & Easy Drill Press Depth Stop Setup

There are many times when you need to recess a piece of hardware, lik…

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Band Saw Kerf Bending

A recent desk lamp from Woodsmith Magazine featured an interesting so…

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Cut Perfect Circles at the Band Saw

The band saw is a versatile tool, especially for cutting curves, but …

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How to Set Up a Mortising Machine

Forming an accurate mortise is the first step in creating strong mort…

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Rabbets with a Jointer

Flattening faces and jointing edges are the main jobs of a jointer, b…

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Pocket Hole Jig Station

Assembling a project with pocket screws requires more than just a jig…

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Scroll Saw Arm Rest

Repositioning the blade while making cuts in with a scroll saw can be…

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Magnet Band Saw Stop

The band saw is an ideal tool for cutting joinery like tenons and hal…

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Pocket Hole Jig Upgrade

A small, clamp-on pocket hole jig creates joints quickly and easily. …

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Band Saw Sled

The band saw makes curved cuts a snap. When it's comes to making squa…

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Pocket Hole Jig Base

A pocket hole jig is a great way to build projects in a short amount …

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Band Saw Zero Clearance Table

Cutting curves is an ideal task for the band saw. Phil shows how to g…

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Spline Trimming Jig

Adding splines to a miter joint is a great way to increase strength a…

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Small Parts Miter Trimmer

It isn't easy to trim a small piece of molding once it's been cut. Yo…

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End Drilling Jig for Dowels

It isn't easy to hold onto round stock like dowels when working at th…

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5-Minute Miter Box

Clean, tight-fitting joints are the name of the game when applying mo…

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The Ultimate Dowel Jig

Whether you're making a frame or building a table, dowel joinery is a…

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Table Saw Skillbuilder

Your table saw can do more than just cut parts to size. It's a versat…

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Biscuit Joinery Essentials

Solid, long-lasting joinery doesn't need to be complicated. A biscuit…

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Low-Cost Joinery Solution

Dowel joinery offers an easy, versatile way to build projects in a sh…

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All About Biscuit Joinery

A biscuit joiner is an all-in-one solution for building all kinds of …

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Rock Solid Drawer Joints

For long-lasting drawers, you need rugged joinery. That doesn't mean …

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2-in-1 Tool Guide

To make accurate cuts and crisp joinery in plywood, turn to your circ…

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Perfect-Fitting Box Joints

In order to get snug-fitting box joints, you need to do some fine-tun…

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A Better Miter Joint

A mitered corner looks great but can be a challenge to glue up. Here'…

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Router Table Dovetails

Sliding dovetails are a strong, traditional technique for joining cas…

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Cutting Metal on the Table Saw

You can cut soft metals like brass and aluminum on the table saw. Fin…

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Sliding Dovetails Made Easy

Solid wood projects need rugged joinery to match. This clever router …

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Dead-On Dadoes

Keep track of your dado blade inserts for smooth cuts.

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Stop Hole Saw Burning

You won't believe what prevents burn marks.

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Multipurpose Table Saw Jig

This versatile jig makes it easy to tackle tricky cuts.

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Perfect-Fitting Tenons

Learn how to fine-tune tenons for snug joints.

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Hiding Exposed Fasteners

Pick the right plug cutter and get a perfect match.

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Our Favorite Countersink

Find out which countersink can give you clean, smooth screw holes.

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Low-Cost Drill Press Upgrade

Add a stop block to your fence for increased accuracy.

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Hack Saw Helper

A clever jig to create custom hardware.

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Must-Have Drill Press Jig

An easy-to-make jig for drilling end grain.

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Easy Joinery for Outdoor Projects

Learn the secrets for building long-lasting projects.

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Perfect Cuts on Small Parts

This handy bench accessory makes cutting molding a breeze.

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Drill Press Jig for Long Parts

A simple, accurate fence for end grain holes.

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Time-Saving Joinery

A simple jig makes building projects a snap.

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Make a Mortise in a Minute

Here's how to create an accurate, smooth mortise.

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Don's Favorite Joinery Technique

A table saw technique for quick and easy frames.

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Miter Saw Checklist

Getting accurate cuts starts with a simple onceover.

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Dowel Joinery Secret

A dead-on way to getting tight-fitting joints

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Trim Workpieces Accurately

Simple accessory for fine-tuning parts

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Quick Tip for Sharper Tools

Keep Your Waterstones in Top Shape

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Miters Made Easy

Cut small pieces of molding safely and accurately

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Shop-Made Jig for Better Boxes

Drill Accurate Holes for Dowels With This Simple Guide

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Pocket Screw Joinery Tips & Techniques

Make Simple Frame & Panel Assemblies in A Flash

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Tenons on the Table Saw

Create a Snug-Fitting Tenon in Less Time

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Master the Mortise

Learn a Simple Technique for Accurate Making Mortises

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Best Bits for Making Mortises

Tight-Fitting Joints Start with the Right Drill Bits

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Razor Sharp in Record Time

Don Shares His Foolproof Sharpening Technique

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Sharpen a Plane Blade

A flat back is a must for razor sharp edges

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Biscuit Joiner Fence

Simple fence helps you work quickly and safely

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Drilling Perfect Holes

Drill perfectly square holes with this simple guide

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Miter Saws

Find out why this tool is a must-have in our shop.

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Auxiliary Fence for Cutting Thin Stock on the Ban…

Build this L-Shaped Fence and make safe, accurate rip cuts on the ban…

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How to Drill Angled Holes on the Drill Press

A hinged, shop-made drilling jig make the job fast and accurate.

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Ensure Accuracy When Cutting Multiple Pieces on t…

Stop blocks can cause errors as well as prevent them. Here's how to a…

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Planing Extra Thin Stock

Build this simple auxiliary bed to plane very thin stock on your thic…

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Hassle-Free Thin Strips

This unique push block makes cuts safe, easy, accurate.

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Dust-Free Routing

This easy-to-make hood captures dust right at the source.

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Cordless Tool Station

Keep your tool chargers close at hand with this rack.

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Temporary Drawer Pulls

Here is a quick tip that can help you avoid a sticky situation while …

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Pocket Screw Workstation

ocket screws are hard to beat when you want a strong, accurate joint,…

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Make Your Own Deluxe Zero-Clearance Insert Plates

Replacing the insert in your table saw is one of the easiest ways to …